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10 essentials for your next pool party

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor parties. More specifically, it is time to begin planning your next pool party. Few other summer activities combine fun and relaxation, and you don’t need the temperature to be anything other than hot in order to have… Read more


6 Refreshing summer drink recipes

Hot summer days are just around the corner, which means your calendar will soon be filled with barbecues, pool parties and after-work happy hours at home. If you’d like to have a few go-to signature drinks of the season lined up, there’s plenty to choose from. Below are six different… Read more

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6 Gift ideas for the dads in your life

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18, so it’s time to start thinking about gifts for Dad. While it’s safe to say he’d appreciate just about anything from his kids, it’s important to think about getting the right gift early on so you’re not rushing to get one closer to the… Read more

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5 Ways to take a volunteer vacation

Relaxing for a week in an exotic location sounds pretty great, but what if you want to get more out of your trip? A volunteer vacation might be the answer. Voluntourism, as it’s known, is growing in popularity as more and more organizations have sprung up to pair volunteers with… Read more

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5 unique summer picnic decor ideas

The warm weather brings the feeling that anything is possible — well, at least in terms of entertaining outdoors. Picnics are great opportunities to get together with friends and family to celebrate just about anything, and hosting one can be a lot of fun. If you’re interested in creating an… Read more